Archive for November, 2009

Auditions for Clown Doctors

Press Release – Clown Doctors

The Clown Doctors New Zealand is a charitable trust established in July 2009. We are proudly supported by our associate partner Red Noses Clown Doctors International, an umbrella organisation of Clown Doctors in six European countries (with approx. … Read more »

New Zealand fans to go Gaga in March

Press Release – Visa

  Auckland, New Zealand, 27 November 2009 – Lady Gaga is headed to New Zealand in March 2010 and local Visa debit, credit and prepaid cardholders can snap up advanced tickets. Read more »

Connan Mockasin Announces Debut Album Release!

Press Release – Connan Mockasin

February 22, 2010 will see the highly anticipated New Zealand release of Connan Mockasin’s debut album – ‘Please Turn Me Into The Snat’. Written and recorded over the past 18-months, from East Sussex in the UK to an abandoned haunted house in Wellington, … Read more »

0% won’t pay the rent

Press Release – Service And Food Workers Union

More than 6000 service workers employed by District Health Boards (DHBs) and community support workers employed by IHC and Focus 2000 are on strike today to protest the Government’s wage freeze. Orderlies, food service workers, cleaners and security … Read more »

CTU Welcomes Pay Increase for Auckland Bus Drivers

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The CTU has welcomed the decision of the Combined Unions to ratify the settlement of their collective agreement with NZ Bus. Peter Conway, CTU Secretary, said that this was always a decision that it was up to the workers affected to decide and it … Read more »

Lift the freeze on low pay

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The Government cannot ignore the thousands of protestors who are marching across New Zealand to demand an end to the wage freeze on low paid public and community sector workers, said CTU President Helen Kelly today. Demonstrations in 27 towns … Read more »

Deafness no Barrier to Success

Press Release – National Foundation for the Deaf

Tony Tse, a 20-year old Aucklander, is hoping to make life easier for amputees with help from a National Foundation for the Deaf (NFD) scholarship. Read more »

Wellington represented for the Billy T James Award

Press Release – TJ McDonald

TJ McDonald is Wellington’s only chance for bringing the Billy T Award back to the capital. As the sole Billy T Award nominee from Wellington for 2010, TJ McDonald joins a list of previous nominees that includes Ben Hurley, Dai Henwood, and the … Read more »

Bus drivers accept deal

Press Release – National Distribution Union

Auckland’s bus drivers voted to ratify an amended offer from Infratil/NZ bus today. National Distribution Union assistant general secretary Karl Andersen says that when the votes from the different unions were combined over 80% voted to accept the deal. … Read more »

Clients to benefit from faster underwriting proces

Press Release – Fidelity Life

Fidelity Life is one of four insurance partners involved in the initial nationwide rollout of electronic medical records system SureMed this month, which is set to result in faster insurance applications for the insurer’s clients. Delivered as … Read more »

Young stars win coveted places at NZ Opera School

Press Release – NZ Opera School Trust

Twenty-four of New Zealand’s aspiring young opera stars have been selected to participate in the annual New Zealand Opera School in Wanganui from Sunday 3rd to Thursday 14th January 2010. The residential school, now in its 16th year and the only one in New … Read more »

Young stars win coveted places at NZ Opera School

Press Release – NZ Opera School Trust

Twenty-four of New Zealand’s aspiring young opera stars have been selected to participate in the annual New Zealand Opera School in Wanganui from Sunday 3rd to Thursday 14th January 2010. The residential school, now in its 16th year and the only one in New … Read more »

Auckland, Canterbury post fastest regional growth

Article – Businesswire

Nov 26. (BusinessWire) – Auckland and Canterbury have been ranked as the fastest-growing regions in New Zealand, according to an ASB study commissioned by the Main Report. Read more »

New risk management Standard available now

Press Release – Standards New Zealand

The new Risk management – Principles and guidelines Standard, AS/NZS ISO 31000:2009 is available now for purchase from Standards New Zealand. AS/NZS ISO 31000:2009 is a joint Australia/New Zealand adoption of the newly published ISO 31000:2009, and … Read more »

Stability and certainty for bus passengers

Press Release – NZ Bus

Since May, NZ Bus has been participating in negotiations with the Auckland Combined Unions to agree a new Collective Employment Agreement (CEA) for their members. Read more »

A Simpler Way To Send Money For Christmas

Press Release – Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs

Christmas is traditionally the time of year when Pacific communities across New Zealand send more money back home to their families and friends in the Pacific Islands. Read more »

Kermadec shares jump on asset sale, debt payment

Article – Businesswire

Nov 26. (Businesswire) – Kermadec Property Fund Ltd., owner of seven commercial and industrial properties throughout New Zealand, said it has an unconditional agreement to sell two properties for $7.7 million, freeing up funds to repay debt. Its shares … Read more »

IP Video Surveillance Vendor of the Year Award

Press Release – Axis Communications

AUCKLAND, NZ, 26 Nov 2009 – Axis Communications, the market leader in network video, today announced it has won Frost & Sullivan’s IP Video Surveillance Vendor of the Year Award. Read more »

Humorous approach to art attracts attention

Press Release – UNITEC

Humour and irony are two things Unitec students Matt Arbuckle and Tim Webber like to use in his sculptures. Read more »

Miracle Mile Magic this weekend

Press Release – NZ Racing Board

Australia’s most famous harness race, the Miracle Mile, is about to get even more famous this weekend when the best in Australia go head-to-head with the best from New Zealand. Read more »

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